When I turn the ignition off and open the door, the radio and dash lights stay on. Can you help?


Asked by Nov 19, 2013 at 04:27 PM about the 2005 Chevrolet SSR 2 Dr LS Convertible Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I think it could be a relay.

4 Answers


When I turn the ignition off, remove key, the dash lights and radio stay on when the door is opened.

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Do you have a time delay switch on the dash? When you do your monthly dash cleaning you may accidentally move the switch. It should be a small twist knob near or under your headlight adjustment switch. If you do not, your correct in assuming it may be a relay switch.

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where is the relay switch


There should be two contact switches on the drive's side door about half way down from the window to toe bottom of the door. It is on the wrap-arond section of the door. These switches should shut off the electronic devices. Not is a turn off switch, the other is a switch to turn on the exit lighting. Make sure both are freely moving. If they are moving, and nothing still helps, it may be the switch itself. The dash switches are on the bottom of the dash on the left side facing the driver. They are near the steering wheel. If you have an owner's manual, it will show where they are and how to adjust them.

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